• Berkshires Stages - 09/27/2016 05:22 AM EDT
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    'Mer' trend: Fitness instructor at Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort turns heads with her shimmering tail

    09/25/2016 11:56 AM EDT
    LENOX — Do you believe in mermaids? You should, because there's one splashing around the indoor pool at the Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort. 
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    Atlas Obscura: New book hopes to appeal to the adventurous traveler
    09/23/2016 01:54 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> An elf school in Iceland. A hospital for falcons in the Middle East. Full Story

    Strange But True: You might just need a little bit of tree time
    09/23/2016 01:54 PM EDT - Q: "Ah, go climb a tree," you say. Who might actually take you quite seriously? Full Story

    Clive Cussler's 'Pirate' delivers action, thrills
    09/23/2016 02:08 PM EDT - "Pirate," the latest entry in the Sam and Remi Fargo series by Clive Cussler, has a new co-author, Robin Burcell, and the end result is the best book to date featuring the married treasure hunters. Full Story

    Harlan Coben's 'Home' is suspenseful, twisty
    09/23/2016 02:08 PM EDT - Fans of Harlan Coben will be thrilled to learn that he brings back his iconic series character Myron Bolitar to tackle a mystery over 10 years old in "Home. Full Story

    Book review: Williams professor's memoir traces history of racial injustice
    09/23/2016 02:08 PM EDT - "The Making of A Racist" by Charles B. Dew, professor of American History at Williams College and renowned historian of the American South and its history of slavery, is at once a memoir of growing up in Jim Crow culture and an investigation into the antebellum world of slavery in an attempt to discover why generations of people did not see the evil they created and perpetuated. Full Story

    How USA Network's 'Mr. Robot' won a prize for hacker realism
    09/23/2016 02:05 PM EDT - LAS VEGAS >> Finally, the computer hackers of the world have a TV show they can call their own. Full Story

    Short Answers: Woman's loss is another's gain
    09/23/2016 02:03 PM EDT - Dear Short Answers >> I live in a small town. Someone I know quite well broke up with her guy a few months ago. Full Story

    James Patterson's new book has a killer title
    09/16/2016 03:02 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> A new novel from James Patterson has a title that calls for a disclaimer and a spoiler alert: "The Murder of Stephen King. Full Story

    Thomas Mullen's 'Darktown' has an intense plot
    09/16/2016 03:02 PM EDT - Atlanta during the post-World War II years was a city on the cusp of change: "Neither city nor country but some odd combination" writes Thomas Mullen as he sets the scene in his gripping novel "Darktown," which succinctly, and often uncomfortably, explores racism. Full Story

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    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

    Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.